How to Root Oppo A8 – Five Easy METHODS!

Hey, there toady in this article, I will guide you on How to Root Oppo A8. The best part of this guide is I have shown you five methods to root your phone. You have to follow the exact step by step methods shown to root your device successfully.

As I already said, I will share with you five secure and easy methods. That’s because if any of the methods fail, then you can apply other methods. It’s my request to please follow this article to the end. So, without wasting your time, let’s get straight into the steps.

What do you mean by Root?

Rooting an android device means that you have complete control over your smartphone. Like once you root your phone, you have full permission to edit system files, restricted codes and much more. You can do whatever you want on your android device.

But before you Root your phone, it’s essential to know what are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Rooting. So, let’s talk about that

Advantages or Benefits of Rooting the Oppo A8?

There are lots of Advantages of Rooting, and Here I have shown you 6 Pros of Rooting the Oppo A8 Android smartphone:

  1. You have complete control over your smartphone.
  2. Once you Root, you can boost CPU and GPU performance by overclocking.
  3. You will be able to update Oppo A8 to the newer android version.
  4. Rooting your phone will let you disable or block ads on any app.
  5. You can Install Custom ROM, Custom Kernel, Mods on your smartphone.
  6. Easily remove Bloatware on Oppo A8.

So, in the above section, I have covered Top 6 Benefits of Rooting an android device. Now let’s discuss the Disadvantages or Cons of Rooting an android device.

Cons or Disadvantages of Rooting the Oppo A8?

Now let’s discuss the various Disadvantages or Cons of Rooting Oppo A8 Android smartphone:

  • Once you Root, your warranty will be void.
  • You will not receive an official OTA update anymore on Oppo A8.
  • While Rooting, if anything goes wrong, then your phone will be completely dead/brick.
  • If your phone is Rooted, then you can not use Banking Apps like Paypal, Payoneer.
  • After Rooting, you might face the lagging issues.

About Oppo A8

Let’s have a quick look at the key specifications of Oppo A8.

  • This phone comes with a 6.5 inches HD plus display, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Oppo A8 has a Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chipset. It’s an Octa-core CPU
  • We are getting ColorOS 6.1 on top of Android 9.0 (Pie).
  • It has 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB Internal Storage.
  • Talking about the Camera, we get a Triple Rear-facing camera of 12 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP and 8 MP dual Selfie Camera.
  • Oppo A8 comes with a Non-removable 4230 mAh battery.

Must Read: Install Stock ROM on Oppo A8

Let’s Root Oppo A8

Before we proceed to Root your Oppo A8 smartphone. You have to fulfil the below Requirements:

  • Make sure to Unlock Bootloader On Oppo A8. This is a very important step. Without this, you cannot Root your phone.
  • You need TWRP Recovery On Oppo A8. However, some of the methods shown below do not require TWRP Recovery.
  • Before Rooting, make sure that your Oppo A8 has more than 75% of Battery available.
  • Make sure to create a Full Backup of your android. This would help you to restore files if you lost it.
  • This method is only for the Oppo A8 smartphone. Please do not try this method on any other smartphone. Otherwise, it will Brick your phone.

Root Oppo A8

Warning: All the tutorials/ guides shown in this blog are not tested for each and every smartphone. As the Rooting process is almost the same for every smartphone.

If anything happens to your smartphone is not responsible for loss and damage to your smartphone. Try these methods with your own risk!

Root Oppo A8 By Magisk: METHOD 1

Success Rate: 95%

  • You will require TWRP Recovery for this method
  • First, download the Magisk Manager module and save it to your Oppo A8 internal storage.
  • Now Boot your phone to Recovery Mode by pressing Up Button + Power Button at the same time.
  • Once you are in TWRP Recovery, Go to Install >> Select the Magisk Zip File >> Swipe to Install.
  • Wait till the flashing process completes.
  • After that, Reboot your device.
  • That’s it your Oppo A8 has been Rooted successfully 🙂

Related: How to Install Custom ROM on Oppo A8. (Custom ROM File May Or May Not Be available as per the development)

Root Oppo A8 By SuperSU: METHOD 2

Success Rate: 90%

  • The method is the most used Rooting method. For this method, we need TWRP Recovery or any Custom Recovery installed on your Oppo A8 smartphone.
  • First, download and save it to your Oppo A8 internal storage.
  • Power off your phone and boot into Recovery Mode by pressing Up Button + Power Button at the same time.
  • You will see the TWRP homepage.
  • Go to Install >> Select the SuperSU Zip File >> Swipe to Install.

  • Once done, Reboot your phone.
  • Well Done! You have successfully Rooted Oppo A8.

After your phone Reboots, you will see the SuperUser App on your apps menu. With the help of the superuser app, you can remove Root access anytime you want.

Next: How to Unroot Oppo A8

Root Oppo A8 By KingRoot App: METHOD 3

Success Rate: 85%

  • First of download KingoRoot App and Install it on Oppo A8.
  • Make sure to enable Unknown Sources option.
  • Open the App and Click on “Root My Device.”
  • Let the Rooting process completes
  • If you get any errors, then you must check that you have good Internet Connection
  • Well, that’s it. Your Oppo A8 has root access now.

If this method doesn’t work for you, then try different methods.

Root Oppo A8 By PC: METHOD 4

Success Rate: 90%

  • First of download OneClickRoot Software on your PC.
  • Run the file and Install It.
  • Now Run the OneClickRoot software.
  • Connect Oppo A8 via original cable to PC.
  • Make sure you have a good Internet Connection.
  • Once your phone gets detected, click on “Root Now.”
  • Wait till the process gets completed
  • Congratulations ? You have successfully Rooted Oppo A8.

Root Oppo A8 By KingRoot App: METHOD 5

Success Rate: 80%

  • First of download KingRoot App and Install it on Oppo A8.
  • If you get any warning message while downloading it. Just ignore it
  • Open the App and Click on “No Root Permission.”
  • Let the Rooting process completes. If you get any error message, then check your Internet Connectivity.
  • Well, that’s it. Your Oppo A8 has root access now.

How to Check if Your Oppo A8 Is Rooted or Not?

  • Download Root Checker App from google play store.
  • Open the app.
  • Click on “Verify Root.”
  • You will get this message “Congratulations! Root Access properly installed on this device” if your device is rooted successfully.

So, I have shown you five easy methods to Root. I hope this guide helps you to Root Oppo A8, Make sure to leave a comment on which method works for you. Also, share your valuable feedback and queries on the comment section. I will try my best to solve all the queries of yours as soon as possible.

See you in the next guide 🙂 Cheers

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